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NESHA PAI, CPA
Founder of PAI CPA, PLLC
Nesha’s outgoing personality, proactive approach, and solid high-quality work has enabled her to gain respect in her community. Nesha is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants. A native of Raleigh, NC (via Greeneville, TN), Nesha has lived in Charlotte, NC since 1993. She started her Accounting career at then Big 6 firm, Arthur Andersen and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from North Carolina State University. She is licensed in N.C. and her License # is 24085. My passion lies with the entrepreneur and it has always been a personal goal to become one myself. My mission is to create a company that not only adds value to businesses, but also gives it’s employees a passionate purpose and gives back to the community. I love fitness, fashion, design, food, and travel. My biggest pride and joy is my son Rupen who is also attending my alma mater, NC State in Engineering.
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